The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 44 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 13 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.98% 0.51% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 0.51% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Lead Architect
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
312 389 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.41% 99.74% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 287 321 218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Bedford region.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Bedford

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 32 (94.12%) .NET
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (85.29%) Scrum
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (76.47%) C#
4 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
5 19 (55.88%) TDD
6 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (50.00%) WCF
6 17 (50.00%) WPF
6 17 (50.00%) Silverlight
7 16 (47.06%) Oracle
7 16 (47.06%) Visual Studio
7 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (47.06%) Matrix Management
7 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 8 (23.53%) MVC
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (14.71%) HTML
10 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 5 (14.71%) User Stories
11 3 (8.82%) Finance
11 3 (8.82%) Coaching
12 1 (2.94%) SQL
12 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
12 1 (2.94%) Windows

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Moq
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) WCF
2 17 (50.00%) WPF
2 17 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) WinForms
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) LINQ
6 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Scrum
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) Matrix Management
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) User Stories
6 3 (8.82%) Coaching
7 1 (2.94%) OO
7 1 (2.94%) OOD
7 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle